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For the 2021 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,231 students in Leake County, MS. Leake County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
The top ranked public schools in Leake County, MS are Leake County Elementary School, Leake Central Junior High School and Leake County High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Leake County, MS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 39% statewide average). Schools in Leake County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Mississippi public schools.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public school average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Leake County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Leake County Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1280 School Street
    Walnut Grove, MS 39189
    (601) 253-2324

    Grades: K-6 | 480 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Leake Central Junior High School Math: 39% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    801 Martin Luther King Drive
    Carthage, MS 39051
    (601) 267-8909

    Grades: 6-8 | 487 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Leake County High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    220 Spruce Street, P. O. Box 1
    Walnut Grove, MS 39189
    (601) 253-2393

    Grades: 7-12 | 290 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Leake Central Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    603 Hwy. 16 West
    Carthage, MS 39051
    (601) 267-9148

    Grades: K-5 | 1,080 student
  • Rank: #55.
    Leake Central High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    704 N Jordan Street
    Carthage, MS 39051
    (601) 267-7713

    Grades: 9-12 | 573 students
  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    Leake County Career & Technical Center Vocational School
    703 Northwest Street
    Carthage, MS 39051
    (601) 267-8442

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #6-86.-8.107 Braves Blvd
    Carthage, MS 39051
    (601) 267-8500

    Grades: K-8 | 191 students
  • Rank: #6-86.-8.538 Hwy 487 East
    Carthage, MS 39051
    (601) 267-9225

    Grades: K-6 | 130 students
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